Tag: Gender Gap

Google Segregates Women into Lower Level Jobs, Lawsuit Alleges

A new lawsuit officially charges Google with discriminating against its female workers by “segregating” them into lower-paying positions. According to the suit, filed Thursday, Google “systematically” pays women less than men “performing substantially similar work.” It also accuses Google of “assigning and keeping women in job ladders and levels with…

How to Avoid the 'Motherhood Penalty' and Recoup Income

There is no denying the gender pay gap between men and women continues to exist, but when it comes to mothers, the hit to their income is even greater. According to a recent report by the American Sociological Review, women face a “motherhood penalty” of 4 percent of income for…

Can a Minimum-Wage Increase Help Close the Gender Pay Gap

By Julissa Catalan Photo by Shutterstock More than half of workers who will benefit from a minimum-wage increase are women and the move could help close the gender pay gap, a White House report said on Wednesday. “The Impact of Raising the Minimum Wage on Women” was produced in part…